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              Tiny Pieces of Us
                

              Tiny Pieces of Us (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pellegrino, Nicky

              • RRP: $34.99
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              • Pub Date
                31 Mar 20

              My heart is less than 1% of my body, it weighs hardly anything; it's only a tiny piece of me, yet it's the part Helen finds most interesting. . .Once it was inside her body, a tiny piece of the son she gave birth to. Now her boy is gone and his heart is keeping me alive. Born wit...h a heart defect, Vivienne Clark's life was saved by a transplant. Now a journalist, she doesn't allow herself to think about the donor, the boy who died so she could live; she can't bear to. Then she meets his mother, Helen, who wants something in return for Vivi's second-heart heart: her help to find all the other people who have tiny pieces of her son. She needs to meet them, to speak to them, in order to make sense of her own loss - to be sure that they deserve the precious gifts they were given. Reluctantly drawn into Helen's mission, Vivi agrees to trace the other recipients. One by one she brings together a small group of strangers, united by a single experience. As their lives begin to intertwine - growing close, becoming friends, enemies, even lovers - Vivi finds herself at the centre of a new kind of family, a tiny little piece of a whole. And through the fresh joys, and deep sadness, which all their stories bring, Vivi discovers that she might just be braver than she ever imagined...
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              ISBN 9781869713850
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Call of the Raven
                

              Call of the Raven (Hardback)

              By Smith, Wilbur

              • RRP: $61.50
              • $61.50
              • Pub Date
                21 Apr 20

              The new novel by Wilbur Smith and the prequel to A Falcon Flies. 'The right of the cat over the mouse, of the strong over the weak. The natural law of existence.' Augustus Mungo St John, A Falcon Flies The son of a wealthy plantation owner and a doting mother, Augustus Mungo St J...ohn is accustomed to the wealth and luxuries his privilege has afforded him. That is until he returns from university to discover his family ruined, his inheritance stolen and his childhood sweetheart, Camilla, taken by the conniving Chester Marion. Fuelled by anger, and love, Mungo swears vengeance and devotes his life to saving Camilla - and destroying Chester. Camilla, trapped in New Orleans and powerless to her position as a kept slave and Chester's brutish behaviour, must learn to do whatever it takes to survive. As Mungo battles his own fate and misfortune to achieve the revenge that drives him, and regain his power in the world, he must question what it takes for a man to survive when he has nothing, and what he is willing to do in order to get what he wants. An action-packed and gripping adventure by bestselling author, Wilbur Smith, about one man's quest for revenge, the brutality of slavery in America and the imbalance between humans that can drive - or defeat - us.
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              ISBN 9781499862294
              Released NZ 21 Apr 2020
              Publisher Zaffre
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Camino Winds
                

              Camino Winds (Hardback)

              By Grisham, John

              • RRP: $61.50
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              • Pub Date
                28 Apr 20

              #1 New York Times bestselling author John Grisham returns to Camino Island in this irresistible page-turner that's as refreshing as an island breeze. In Camino Winds, mystery and intrigue once again catch up with novelist Mercer Mann, proving that the suspense never rests--even i...n paradise.
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              ISBN 9780385545938
              Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
              Publisher Doubleday Books
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Camino
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              The Toll

              The Toll (Paperback)

              By Shusterman, Neal

              • RRP: $18.99
              • $15.19
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              The explosive conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Arc of a Scythe series.It's been three years since Rowan and Citra disappeared; since Scythe Goddard came into power; since the Thunderhead closed itself off to everyone but Grayson Tolliver.In this pulse-pounding finale ...to Neal Shusterman's internationally bestselling trilogy, constitutions are tested and old friends are brought back from the dead.
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              ISBN 9781406385670
              Released NZ 5 Nov 2019
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Arc of a Scythe
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              Three Kiwi Tales
               

              Three Kiwi Tales (Paperback)

              By Hunt, Janet

              • RRP: $24.99
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              Wildbase Hospital in Palmerston North is a very special hospital for very special animals, and in this follow-up to the hugely successful How to Mend a Kea, author Janet Hunt focuses on the tales of three kiwis who have been treated there.

              ISBN 9780995100145
              Published NZ 7 Nov 2019
              Publisher Massey University Press
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              American Dirt: THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

              American Dirt: THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cummins, Jeanine

              • RRP: $34.99
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              The extraordinary story of a mother who will risk anything to save her son from the fate that destroyed their family: a novel with the topicality of EXIT WEST and the urgency of ROOM

              ISBN 9781472261410
              Released NZ 21 Jan 2020
              Publisher Headline Publishing Group
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Diamond Hunter

              The Diamond Hunter (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McIntosh, Fiona

              • RRP: $37.00
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              'It won't matter how many diamonds you find if you lose the love of your child.' When six-year-old Clementine Knight loses her mother to malaria during the 1870s diamond rush in southern Africa, she is left to be raised by her destitute, alcoholic father, James. Much of Clementin...e's care falls to their trusty Zulu companion, Joseph One-Shoe, and the unlikely pair form an unbreakable bond. When the two men uncover a large, flawless diamond, James believes he has finally secured their future, but the discovery of the priceless gem comes at a huge cost. A dark bargain is struck to do whatever it takes to return Clementine to a respectable life at the Grant family's sprawling estate in northern England -while the diamond disappears. Years on, Clementine overhears talk of a paragon diamond coming onto the market. Long-buried memories of her childhood in Africa and her beloved Joseph One-Shoe are triggered, as she questions who she can trust. To solve the mystery of what happened to her loved ones all those years ago, she must confront a painful history and finally bring justice to bear. From the harsh desert of Africa's Kimberley diamond mine to the misty, green plains of northern England, The Diamond Hunter is a breathtaking adventure story about trust and betrayal, the ultimate quest for truth, and a love that is truly priceless.
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              ISBN 9780143787792
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Animal Farm

              Animal Farm (Paperback)

              By Orwell, George; Introduction by Watson, Don

              • RRP: $15.99
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              'All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.' Drunken Mr Jones of Manor Farm has neglected his livestock for too long. In a burst of insurgent fervour they rise up and he is deposed, with the pigs taking charge of the newly named Animal Farm. Everything ru...ns smoothly, productivity soars, and all animals are well-fed and happy. But the further away the memory of the revolution, the more distant seem its ideals-and when Boxer the workhorse is betrayed, the horrifying extent of the pigs' corruption is revealed. Orwell's 'fairy story', a scathing satire of Soviet communism, is as potent now as it was in 1945. Animal Farm is one of literature's most electrifying examinations of power and corruption.
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              ISBN 9781922147738
              Published NZ 2 Jan 2014
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Mophead: How Your Difference Makes a Difference
               

              Mophead: How Your Difference Makes a Difference (Hardback)

              By Marsh, Selina Tusitala

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              A moving graphic memoir of growing up Pasifika in New Zealand, written and illustrated by our fast-talking PI Poet Laureate, Selina Tusitala Marsh.

              ISBN 9781869408985
              Published NZ 10 Oct 2019
              Publisher Auckland University Press
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Kuwi & Friends Maori Picture Dictionary: He Papakupu Whakaahua: 2020: 1
                

              Kuwi & Friends Maori Picture Dictionary: He Papakupu Whakaahua: 2020: 1 (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Quin, Kat; Translated by Papa, Pania

              • RRP: $34.99
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              Beginners Maori Language Picture Dictionary, for the Whole Family. From the #1 bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of the Kuwi the Kiwi series, Kat Merewether, comes a large scale, stunningly illustrated visual dictionary. Full of over 1000 basic words in te reo ...Maori and English, perfect for every New Zealander.
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              ISBN 9780994136497
              Published NZ 20 Jan 2020
              Publisher Illustrated Publishing
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Kuwi and Friends
              Language (Maori)
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